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Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
new information on baltimore city's speed camera program. >> some investigation reported that three cameras had been erroneously issuing tickets. we have learned that the systems vendor launched an investigation of its sound and the results might surprise you. >> baltimore city's speed camera program has become a flashpoint for drivers after an investigation reported erroneous readings from at least three locations. it is a controversy that has literally shut down the street on the 1300 block of west coldspring lane. the contractor, xerox, conducted a massive test of the camera in eastbound on december 1 and second. city police closed all three lanes, sent a sedan, a minivan, and a 16-foot u-haul truck on repeated test runs clocked by a hand-held police radar guns and they could not recreate the problem. in this document, xerox tells the city's transportation director 189 valid test runs were completed and all speed readings were within the expected tolerance without anomalies. the letter also reveals that, since november 29, three cameras under heavy scrutiny come east and west dow
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
in baltimore city already passing the two ordered mark this year, police are cracking down on a -- 200 mark this year, but police are cracking down on violent offenders. the mayor and police commissioner congratulated officers to meet their 1000 gun arrests this year. police work to get the bad guys off the street and slow down the spiking crime. >> it may be the holiday season, but city police are not in much of a giving mood. their purpose of paying visits like these all over the city this morning -- a stepped-up effort to get people associated with violence of the st.. >> is targeting. >> the lt. runs the effort -- he has the warrant apprehension taskforce. >> targeting violent backgrounds, wanted on a warrant for violence. >> the effort to serve us standing warrants has been intended to slow a familiar sight. homicides in baltimore fell below 200 last year, but this year they have passed that benchmark. as of this morning, there have been 204, sides. the same time last year, 186. police like to strike before dawn. among those caught, man well known because of their history. 124-year-old
Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
. hundreds of baltimore city temporary school employees will lose their jobs before christmas. administrators say they are making the cuts to avoid duplicating positions, some of which have been on the payroll more than three years. the president of the teachers' union spoke with us -- she says the move will help school officials make good on contract promises. >> we have a surplus in place. >> jobs being filled by temporary employees. >> apparently they have been killed by temporary employees -- that is a problem. >> for the system. >> for the system -- we want our people to be placed in these positions that are available. >> cuts are expected to begin friday. baltimore county officials say a member of the umbc campus community has been diagnosed with tuberculosis. officials did not disclose if the person is a student or staff member. the patient has been isolated. tuberculosis is an airborne disease -- officials emphasized it is difficult to contract it through typical campus life. some government employees in baltimore county will soon have the option of working from home. the new program
Dec 23, 2012 11:30pm EST
network. covering 3,000 more 4g cities and towns than verizon. rethink possible. >> al: one final game afc playoff picture. the six teams are in, period. nobody is left in the hunt. the question becomes who gets the two byes. right now houston and denver, 1-2. obviously, if they both win next week, they stay 1-2. new england, though, has a chance if houston loses to vault past them because they won the head-to-head game. baltimore clenched the afc north. indianapolis and cincinnati are the wild cards. that's pretty simple. now in the nfc, it's a little different here. atlanta has clenched home field throughout. green bay moves into the second seat at the moment. if they win at minnesota next week, they remain second and get a bye. san francisco needs a win to clench the division and a green bay loss to get back to the second spot. washington/dallas winner next week wins the nfc east. dallas, if they lose, cannot get to the playoffs. washington still has a chance. seattle is already in. and minnesota can clench it with a win next week against green bay. there you have it are the teams minut
Dec 25, 2012 11:00pm EST
prices sometime in march. >> city police are investigating two separate shootings this christmas. the most recent happened around 7:30 this morning, in northwest baltimore. officers responded to a call, and found an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg. a few hours earlier, around 1:30, officials responded to a shooting in west baltimore. when investigators arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound to his upper body. he was taken to an area hospital. u local police investigating an early-morning shooting that left one man dead. if it happened in the 7400 block. >> police told us this all unfolded at around 6:00 this morning at a business in the glen bernie. the intruder was confronted by the store owner and subsequently shot. >> christmas morning, police investigate the death of a 30- year-old found shot to death in front of arundel coin and collectibles. around 6:00 tuesday morning, philip broke into a store, not knowing that someone was inside. counsel for the business, and identify that person as the store owner, jim butler. police said butler and philip g
Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm EST
attacked in baltimore city of christmas day. he sat down with barry simms. my hands upolding to block my face. >> but the move did not work. this is a picture of kenni shaw after being repeatedly punched. >> i was on the ground most of the time. i could i get up. i couldn't even see. my eyes were swollen set -- shut. >> he said he just left the only stores open at the does neighborhood during the holiday. according to a police report, he just left and liquor store at the corner of east hoffman and milton. a group of five for six men surrounded him. one man hit him suddenly. >> startled, he said he wondered why he was attacked. >> i asked him what happened. he punched me in the face again. after that, i was on the ground. >> that he received 10 more punches to the face. he is by sure how many people were hitting him. he says he heard these words at the end of the attack -- >> at the end, they said if you had money, we would have robbed you. >> he is the good physically now but mentally, he's very scarred. that is my major concern right now. and for us to get the justice we deserve. >> wee
Dec 29, 2012 11:00pm EST
. in howard county, police say they cracked a string of burglaries that hit home to columbia and ellicott city tonight. one of the alleged victims says she is living in constant fear since the crime. nadia? >> the alleged victim is concerned the man she accused as a burglar will be on the streets again. this woman who asked us to conceal her identity for fear of retaliation lives in fear after coming face-to-face with a burglary at her howard county house. >> he knows where i live. he knows what i look like. >> police arrested a 28-year-old and charged him with multiple counts of burglary and theft. the man was arrested in connection to a robbery at his home in the 2600 block of melbourne road. >> i said i have been nervous ever since. >> she said she came home to find a truck in her driveway. she thought it was the telephone company, since crime rarely happens in this community. she was confronted by the man who threw her jewelry at her, apologize, and drove off. >> he spat out, cut sideways there. you could see what he did to the fence. >> she says he did take off with the jewelry box, but t
Dec 17, 2012 11:00pm EST
under control. no word on what sparked the flame. city police say a man was shot in a neighborhood. police say officers responded around 7:45 tonight. we are told the victim was seriously wounded. tonight, a deadly nightmare after a man comes to the aid of a motorist. the heartbreaking details. the karl -- >> the car loses control and hit a man. a man described as a good samaritan is dead tonight as he reported the came to the aid. 54-year-old was on the shoulder this morning helping a driver change a tire. investigators say another driver coming off the southbound ramp lost control and hit scott, who died on the scene. >> it is one of those crashes where investigators are not sure really what happened. how did the car hit this vehicle that was parked at a safe distance so far off the road? >> a technician was also injured. he is in stable condition. >> two good samaritans came out to help and these unfortunate circumstances are not explainable at this time. >> according to the facebook page, he is a -- a retired police officer. state troopers believe today's fog or the wet roads p
Dec 26, 2012 11:00pm EST
at the hospital. the officer is on routine administrative leave pending an investigation. baltimore city police are investigating a shooting that happened before 5:30 in east baltimore. it found a man to a been shot in the stomach and was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. investigators have not to release the identity of the victim or a possible motive or suspects. he used a cll phone to make is frantic call for a couple of police showed up, the arrested dion ware, charging him with murdering his infant son. >> indicted by a baltimore city grand jury, 20-year-old dion ware remained in central booking. charges -- murder, assault, reckless endangerment, and child abuse. it was november 26 when police arrived at this apartment building. they found ware on the front steps with his 7 week old son kearri. he asked someone passing by to use a cell phone to call 911. according to a document, we are told police said he checked on his son and notice the infant was making a strange noise. ware told police he picked up as sun and try to resuscitate him by giving him cpr. he re
Dec 22, 2012 11:00pm EST
now, cooling down out there. winds at 15 miles an hour. baltimore, 37. westminster 31. ocean city, 33 degrees. the cooler spot, way out west in oakland. they are at 19 degrees. for this evening, if you are still heading out, 26-32 degrees. the wind will remain strong. anywhere from 15-25 miles an hour. our current conditions right now show clear skies over the state except western maryland. little bit of a flurry at this low that is finally getting out, behind it, this is something we will watch that will move through here. there is another bit of energy even further behind it we are watching that could make things messy wednesday to thursday. two things we are watching could be interesting. we will show how things unfold as we go through sunday. clear skies. monday, things start picking up. you see this system of energy we were talking about, starting with some flurries, a mix of rain and snow. this is around 5:30 into the early russian that moves out of here. clouds into tuesday for christmas day. basically we could have a little bit of rain and snow. possible flurries into the over
Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm EST
. -- keep commerce chugging along. >> one of the busiest port city in the united states. the port is healthy right now and business is up. >> there is talk the strike could be a partial one. >> if containers remained to be the focal point we think that would be an advantage for us. >> the port of baltimore announced it would keep two of its public terminals open the saturday. our trucks can make as many pickups and deliveries as possible before a strike happens. >> to another possible financial crisis, the fiscal cliff. without a fix on general one, tax hikes and spending cuts will kick in. president obama will meet and search for some type of compromise. leaders continue to play the blame game and point figures. >> i cannot imagine their consciences. we are here trying to get something done. republicans are not about to write a blank check just because we find ourselves at the edge of the cliff,. >> i highly unusual sunday evening session. a man is in a, tonight after he -- found beaten in the hous in a house. he suffered from head trauma. he had gone to give estimates on contract work when
Dec 9, 2012 11:30pm EST
to check the cameras accuracy. city police closed all three lanes and sent vehicles on the repeated test runs. they ordered the cameras to have been completed this past friday. you may have a couple extra bucks this holiday season due to dropping gas prices. a survey shows that the average u.s. price of a gallon has dropped a dime. right now the price is at 3.38 in the baltimore area even lower with the average price of regular at $3.34 a gallon. president obama and house speaker john boehner met at the white house for another round of talks to avert the fiscal cliff. both sides say they're keeping the lines of communications open but no word of a break through. >> president obama and house speaker john boehner were behind closed doors trying to break the stalemate that threatens to take the country over the fiscal cliff in just over three weeks. one by one republicans are bowing to the president's demand that taxes go up for the wealthy. >> will i accept a tax increase as a part of a deal to actually solve our problems? yes. we don't have a lot of cards as it relates to the tax issue be
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